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    Volvo Cars came out top in Britain's Power of Aluminium Awards for the company's new load-anchoring system installed in the new XC70 and V70. "The system with its embedded eyelets is unique. It means a lot to Volvo Cars that we have won this award," says Karin Lejonbäck, group manager at the Interior & Climate department.
    Studies show that up to 90 percent of all traffic accidents are caused by driver distraction. Now Volvo Cars introduces Driver Alert Control - with a technology solution that is a world-first in passenger cars. It aims to alert the driver when his or her concentration level is affected, for instance during long journeys.Another new feature, Lane Departure Warning, alerts the driver if the car cros...
    Volvo Cars continues to address the problem of rear-end collisions by introducing Collision Warning with Auto Brake - a refined warning technology that makes the car brake by itself if the driver doesn't act when a rear-end collision with a moving or stationary vehicle is imminent.
    Recently, Volvo Cars has presented new smart solutions that will help to avoid collisions. They include a feature that brakes automatically if a pedestrian steps out in front of the car. Another, Collision Avoidance by Auto Steering, detects risk for a frontal collision caused by lane departure, and steers back automatically to avoid a frontal collision. The features are part of Volvo Cars' preven...
    At the annual police conference in Stockholm at the end of September, Volvo Special Vehicles is unveiling the all-new generation of the Volvo V70 in "police uniform" for the Swedish police.
    Volvo Cars is the first car manufacturer to launch an innovative feature aimed at helping to reduce the number of road accidents caused by drink-driving. Alcoguard is a fully integrated in-car alcolock that utilises advanced fuel-cell technology, a solution that is both user-friendly and reliable.
    Studies show that up to 90 percent of all traffic accidents are caused by driver distraction. Now Volvo Cars introduces Driver Alert Control - with a technology solution that is a world-first in passenger cars. The system aims to alert the driver when his or her concentration level is affected, for instance during long journeys. Another new system, Lane Departure Warning, alerts the driver if the ...
    Volvo Cars continues to address the problem of rear-end collisions by introducing Collision Warning with Auto Brake - a refined warning system that makes the car brake by itself if the driver doesn't act when a rear-end collision with a moving or stationary vehicle is imminent. "This can mean the difference between a serious injury and minor consequences for the occupants of both vehicles," says I...
    The Volvo Car Corporation is extending the engine range in the Volvo V70 and Volvo S80.Both models will be available with four-cylinder engines later this year - either a 2-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine with 145 hp or a 2-litre turbodiesel with 136 hp.
    During the first half of 2008, a five-cylinder 2.5-litre turbocharged Flexifuel engine with a power output of 200 hp will be introduced in the Volvo V70 and S80. Both models will also be available with a 2-litre Flexifuel engine.This means Volvo Cars will have one of the automotive market's most extensive biofuel ranges. All in all, five models - the Volvo C30, S40, V50, V70 and S80 - are availabl...

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